Posts Tagged: depression

December Depression

November 29, 2019

By Lauren Berger, MSW, RSW While our childhood selves may regard the holidays and new year as a time of wonderment, excitement, and fulfilment, our adult selves tend to let out a defeated sigh when we flip the calendar pages to December.  This time of year often makes those with depression symptoms feel worse.  When […]

The Lens and Aperture of Depression – Mind and Body

November 29, 2019

Depression is multi-faceted in how it affects our bodies and lives. It affects our mood, our cognition, our relationships, and our pain, and generally affects our desire to move and participate in our environment. While I think it is important to understand that sometimes depression is a normal reaction to a life challenge, it occurs […]

Dr. Wiley’s Burnout Guide

November 29, 2019

Burnout is the number one reason why most high performers leave the industry they love. You are too smart to settle for a medical system that waits until you are burnt out and depressed to take action. I know you have a vision for your life that is bigger than your to-do list. I want […]

Manage Holiday Stress with 3 Acupressure Points

December 05, 2016

By Jonathan Handel, R.Ac R.TCMP The holidays are a stressful time for many, with family and work obligations coming together to make a perfect storm. At this time of year we don’t generally have the time to do our normal stress relief activities, and therefore things add up. Elevated or prolonged periods of stress will […]

Underneath Anger is Fatigue

October 31, 2016

By Erin Wiley Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine Underneath anger is fatigue. Catching yourself yelling at your loved ones? Frustrated with your coworkers? Leaning a little more on the coffee and red wine than normal? Making up arguments in your head? Escalating thoughts about how life is not going as planned and it’s impossible to get […]

Get Back on the Horse

September 06, 2016

By Lauren Berger, MSW, RSW It has been said that the definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results. Perhaps this is why most of my clients say that dating makes them crazy! They go out with a suitor, eat a meal, try to get to know each […]

Assessing Your Summer Mood

July 04, 2016

  By Lauren Berger, MSW, RSW It’s finally here! Patio Season! So you’re gonna round up a group of friends and do margaritas this Friday at five o’clock on the dot, right? Right?! Well, maybe not. What happens when Spring has sprung but you still don’t feel like getting out with pals, preferring instead to […]

Stress, Anxiety, Modern Living, and How Acupuncture Can Help

April 11, 2016

By Jonathan Handel, Acupuncturist and Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioner Everyone has been in this position before: you are at a restaurant with a ten-page menu and can’t stop flipping through it, while your friends and the waiter wait impatiently. This is paralysis-by-analysis. With so many options, we over-think what should be a relatively simple decision. […]

Expressions of Gratitude

March 07, 2016

By Lauren Berger, MSW, RSW When we think about gratitude, the two words that almost immediately come up are “thank you”. While this is an excellent place to start, gratitude is much more than a simple thank you. Gratitude is a meaningful recognition that someone took the time/energy/resources to give you something. Sometimes gratitude doesn’t […]

Lose the Mind Junk

October 13, 2015

Lose the Mind Junk By Lauren Berger, MSW, RSW We all understand that to keep our bodies healthy, we have to feed it good things. Chances are you feel much more energetic and balanced on a diet of veggies, proteins, and healthy fats than you do on a diet of Twinkies and soda. We can […]